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Glossary of Programming Terms

Find out the meaning of the various programming and computing terms in an alphabetically sorted glossary.
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  2. A (16)
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  4. C (30)
  5. D (16)
  6. E (10)
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  9. H (5)
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  11. J (3)
  12. K (1)
  13. L (8)
  14. M (17)
  15. N (4)
  16. O (10)
  17. P (26)
  18. Q (0)
  19. R (15)
  20. S (24)
  21. T (2)
  22. U (6)
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  24. W (4)
  25. X (4)
  26. Y (0)
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Ada - The Programming Language
Learn about the programming language Ada

C++ - The Programming Language
Learn about the programming language C++

Compiler
Definition of Compiler

Definition of Variable
Definition of Variable

Definition of a Bounds Error
Definition of a Bounds Error

Definition of Accessor
Definition of Accessor

Definition of Address
Definition of Address

Definition of Admin Privilege
Definition of Admin Privilege

Definition of ADO
Definition of ADO

Definition of ADT Advanced Data Type
Definition of ADT - Advanced Data Type

Definition of Algorithm
Definition of Algorithm

Definition of AND
Definition of AND

Definition of Application
Definition of Application

Definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Definition of ASCII
Definition of ASCII

Definition of ASP.NET
This is the glossary entry for ASP.NET

Definition of Assembly
Definition of Assembly

Definition of Base Class
Definition of Base Class

Definition of BASIC
Definition of BASIC

Definition of Beta
Definition of Beta

Definition of Big-O
Definition of Big-O

Definition of Binary Chop
Definition of Binary Chop

Definition of Bit
Definition of Bit

Definition of Bitmap
This is the glossary entry for Bitmap which is a memory or file organization for storing image data as a map of bits or bitmap.

Definition of Boost
Definition of Boost

Definition of Boot
Definition of Boot

Definition of Botnet
This is the glossary entry for Botnet

Definition of Branch Point
Definition of Branch Point

Definition of Branch Prediction
Definition of Branch Prediction

Definition of Brute Force
Definition of Brute Force

Definition of Buffer
Definition of Buffer

Definition of Build System
Definition of Build System

Definition of Byte
Definition of Byte

Definition of Cache
Definition of Cache

Definition of Cast
Definition of Cast

Definition of Char
Definition of Char

Definition of Chat Bot
Chat Bot - Definition

Definition of Checking In/Out
This is the glossary entry for Checking In/Out

Definition of CIL
Definition of CIL

Definition of Client
Definition of Client

Definition of CLR
Definition of CLR

Definition of Code Repository
This is the glossary entry for Code Repository

Definition of Collection
Definition of Collection

Definition of Collision Detection
Definition of Collision Detection

Definition of COM
Definition of COM

Definition of Command Line Interface
Definition of Command Line Interface

Definition of Comment
Definition of Comment

Definition of Component
Definition of Component

Definition of Compression
Definition of Compression

Definition of Constant
Definition of Constant

Definition of Constructor
Definition of Constructor

Definition of Control Structures
Definition of Control Structures

Definition of CPP/CLI
Definition of CPP/CLI

Definition of Cross Platform
Definition of Cross Platform

Definition of Database
Definition of Database

Definition of Datamining
Definition of Datamining

Definition of Deadlock
This is the glossary entry for Deadlock which occurs most often in databases and multi-threaded applications

Definition of Debugger
Definition of Debugger

Definition of Declare
Definition of Declare

Definition of Default Constructor
Definition of Default Constructor

Definition of dereference
Definition of dereference

Definition of Derived Class
Definition of Derived Class

Definition of Destructor
Definition of Destructor

Definition of Diff Utility
Definition of Diff Utility

Definition of Directive
Definition of Directive

Definition of DLL
Definition of Dll

Definition of DOS
Definition of DOS

Definition of Double
Definition of Double

Definition of Editor
Definition of Editor

Definition of Emulator
This is the glossary entry for emulator

Definition of Encapsulation
Definition of Encapsulation

Definition of Encryption
Definition of Encryption

Definition of Endian
This is the glossary entry for Endian

Definition of Enum
Definition of Enum

Definition of Environment Variables
Definition of Environment Variables

Definition of Exception
Definition of Exception

Definition of Exe
Definition of Exe

Definition of Expression
Definition of Expression

Definition of Framework
Definition of Framework

Definition of Free List
Definition of Free List

Definition of Function Prototypes
Definition of Function Prototypes

Definition of Garbage Collection
Definition of Garbage Collection

Definition of GCC
This is the glossary entry for GCC

Definition of GDI
Definition of GDI

Definition of Generics
Definition of Generics

Definition of GIF
Definition of GIF

Definition of GNU
Provides a definition of the acronym GNU

Definition of GPL
Definition of GPL

Definition of GPU
Definition of GPU

Definition of GUI
Definition of GUI

Definition of Hash Algorithm
Definition of Hash Algorithm

Definition of HDF
Definition of HDF

Definition of Header File
Definition of Header File

Definition of Heap
Definition of Heap

Definition of I/O
Definition of I/O

Definition of IDE
Definition of IDE

Definition of Identifier
Definition of Identifier

Definition of Include Files
Definition of Include Files

Definition of Inheritance
Definition of Inheritance

Definition of Inline Functions
Definition of Inline Functions

Definition of Integration Build
Definition of Integration Build

Definition of ISAM
This is the glossary entry for Silverlight which is a browser technology that allows you to use C# in browser applications on Windows, Mac and eventually Linux

Definition of Java
Definition of Java

Definition of JPG
Definition of JPG

Definition of LAMP
This is the glossary entry for LAMP

Definition of Link
Definition of Link

Definition of Linux
Definition of Linux

Definition of List
Definition of List

Definition of Log
Definition of Log

Definition of Loop
Definition of Loop

Definition of Lvalue
Definition of Lvalue

Definition of Macro
Definition of Macro

Definition of Make
Definition of Make

Definition of Makefile
Definition of Makefile

Definition of Mangling
This is the glossary entry for Mangling

Definition of Masking
Definition of Masking

Definition of Matrix
Definition of Matrix

Definition of Member
Definition of Member

Definition of Method
Definition of Method

Definition of MFC
Definition of MFC

Definition of Mono
Definition of Mono

Definition of MP3
Definition of MP3

Definition of MSDN
Explains what MSDN is

Definition of Multi-Threading
Definition of Multi-Threading

Definition of MVC
This is the glossary entry for MVC which is short for model view controller and is a a pattern for isolating business logic from user interface

Definition of Namespace
Definition of Namespace

Definition of NULL
Definition of NULL

Definition of NULL
Definition of NULL

Definition of Object Code
Definition of Object Code

Definition of ODBC
Definition of ODBC

Definition of Open Source
Definition of Open Source

Definition of OpenCL
This is the glossary entry for Silverlight which is a browser technology that allows you to use C# in browser applications on Windows, Mac and eventually Linux

Definition of OR
Definition of OR

Definition of Overloading
Definition of Overloading

Definition of P2P
Definition of P2P

Definition of Parallelism
Definition of Parallelism

Definition of Parameters
Definition of Parameters

Definition of Parser
Definition of Parser

Definition of Pass By Reference
Definition of Pass By Value

Definition of Pass By Value
Definition of Pass By Value

Definition of Passing By Reference
Definition of Passing By Reference

Definition of Passing By Value
Definition of Passing By Value

Definition of Pattern
Definition of Pattern

Definition of Peer review
This is the glossary entry for Peer review which is a method of inspecting code by other team members to ensure it complies with coding standards etc before it is checked in to a version control system

Definition of Pixellation
Definition of Pixellation

Definition of PNG
Definition of PNG

Definition of Polymorphism
Definition of Polymorphism

Definition of Port
Definition of Port

Definition of Post Decrement
Definition of Post Decrement

Definition of Post Increment
Definition of Post Increment

Definition of Pre Decrement
Definition of Pre Decrement

Definition of Pre Increment
Definition of Pre Increment

Definition of Precision
Definition of Precision

Definition of Preprocessor
Definition of Preprocessor

Definition of Provider
This is the glossary entry for Provider

Definition of RDBMS
Definition of RDBMS

Definition of Recursion
Definition of Recursion

Definition of Refactoring
Definition of Refactoring

Definition of Reference
Definition of Reference

Definition of Register
Definition of Register

Definition of Registry
Definition of Registry

Definition of Regression Test
Definition of Regression Testing

Definition of Regular Expression
Definition of Regular Expression

Definition of Release
Definition of Release

Definition of Release Candidate
Definition of Release Candidate

Definition of Resources
Definition of Resources

Definition of Rvalue
Definition of Rvalue

Definition of Scope
Definition of Scope

Definition of Scripting
Definition of Scripting

Definition of SDK
Definition of SDK

Definition of SDL
Definition of SDL

Definition of Serialize
This is the glossary entry for Serialize which is a way of converting data into a structured format that can be saved to disk or somewhere else and easily reconstructed later.

Definition of Server
Definition of Server

Definition of Service
Definition of Service

Definition of Signed
Definition of Signed

Definition of Silverlight
This is the glossary entry for Silverlight which is a browser technology that allows you to use C# in browser applications on Windows, Mac and eventually Linux

Definition of Soap
This is the glossary entry for Soap which is a method way of communicating data in a structured format using XML that can be sent elsewhere and easily reconstructed later.

Definition of SQL
Definition of SQL

Definition of SQL Server
Definition of SQL Server

Definition of SSH
This is the glossary entry for SSH

Definition of Stack
Definition of Stack

Definition of Statement
Definition of Statement

Definition of STL
Definition of STL

Definition of Stream
Definition of Stream

Definition of String
Definition of String

Definition of Struct
Definition of Struct

Definition of Syntax
Definition of Syntax

Definition of Systems Programming
Definition of Systems Programming

Definition of Template
Definition of Template

Definition of UML
Definition of UML

Definition of Unicode
Definition of Unicode

Definition of Unit Test
This is the glossary entry for Unit Test

Definition of Unit Testing
Definition of Unit Testing

Definition of Unix
Definition of Unix

Definition of Unsigned
Definition of Unsigned

Definition of Utility
Definition of Utility

Definition of Variadic
Definition of Variadic

Definition of Vector
Definition of Vector

Definition of Version Control System
Definition of Version Control System

Definition of Virtual
Definition of Virtual

Definition of Virtual Machine
Definition of Virtual Machine

Definition of Virtualization
Definition of Virtualization

Definition of Void
Definition of Void

Definition of Wiki
Definition of Wiki

Definition of Wizard
Definition of Wizard

Definition of XML
Definition of XML

Definition of XNA
Definition of XNA

Definition of XOR
Definition of XOR

Description of CLI
Description of CLI

Definition of NULL
Definition of NULL

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